The Simpsons

Is The Simpsons Arcade Game as good as you remember?

It’s difficult to separate the memories and nostalgia of The Simpsons Arcade Game from the chlorine fumes and fizzy drinks of the swimming pool/leisure centre where I spent many an hour button bashing post-swim, but to this day the original Simpsons arcade game remains one of my fondest...

Bart vs The Space Mutants

Released: 1991/1992 Formats: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, GameGear, Mega Drive, NES, Master System and ZX Spectrum If you haven’t ever played this game then you’ve at least heard of it – take another look at the list of systems it was released on. Pretty...

The Funtendo Zii

A new episode of The Simpsons – Million Dollar Maybe – aired on US televisions at the weekend and featured a spoof Nintendo Wii, uncannily named the Funtendo Zii. Mr. Burns plays what I’m guessing is Zii Sports, and then shoots some Nazis in a generic war game....

Twenty years of middling Simpsons games

The 14th January 1990 will be a date recognisable to any Simpsons fan – it’s the date that the first ever episode aired on American TV, some three year afters the crudely animated 30-second shorts on The Tracey Ullman Show made the yellow fellows famous. To celebrate The...